Marie Claire Naked Issue Launch Event


On Wednesday 25 February, we attended the Marie Claire Naked Issue Launch Event, in aid of our charity, Blow the Whistle and sponsored by 1st for Women Insurance.




The event, held at The Sands in Sandton, was attended by various local celebrities such as TsepoMasilela, Maps Maponyane, TamerinJardine,NkululekoTshirumbula, DJ Milkshake and Leandie du Randt to name a few. MC’ed by Sureshnie Rider and with speeches by Aspasia Karras (editor of Marie Claire), Casey Rossouw (marketing manager of 1st for Women Insurance) and Mike Rowley (co-founder of Blow the Whistle), the event helped raise awareness about Blow the Whistle and encouraged people to stand up and join in the fight against women and child abuse.





At the launch, guests wrote their own personal message speaking out against sexual violence and were photographed holding this message. These images were then uploaded to the Marie Claire SA ‘Share your voice’ album on Facebook. If this album gets 1000 shares, 1st for Women Insurance will donate R10 000 to Blow the Whistle. The link to the album is:





casey rossouw

Mike rowley


If you would like to support the Marie Claire Naked Issue, you can do so in the following ways:

Buy your copy in-store for R29,90

Buy whistles from any The Cross Trainer store or Legacy Hotel for R36.

SMS Line: SMS WHISTLE to 38157 to donate R10

Visit to pledge your support

Social media tags: #MCNaked

Twitter: @WhistleSA

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